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Urban Fiction

Description: Fiction that has a prominent urban setting.

Members: 6 participating members (show all)

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1
9,722 members, 408 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: crookedcat (1), ahef1963 (8)

2
23,064 members, 542 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (1), ahef1963 (12)

3
8,689 members, 236 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), aulsmith (13)

Explanations:

aulsmith (13): New York City - historical

4
32,513 members, 421 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (3), ahef1963 (6)

Explanations:

aulsmith (3): London and Paris - historical

5
13,174 members, 375 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: crookedcat (2), ahef1963 (17)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (17): Gaborone, Botswana, 1990s.

6
4,618 members, 91 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (4), ahef1963 (7)

Explanations:

aulsmith (4): San Francisco - 1970s

7
15,403 members, 296 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (4), aulsmith (9)

Explanations:

aulsmith (9): Edinburgh - 19th century

8
3,491 members, 99 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), aulsmith (28)

Explanations:

aulsmith (28): London - ca. 1930

9
17,786 members, 388 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), aulsmith (18)

Explanations:

aulsmith (18): New York City - speculative

10
3,165 members, 112 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (9), aulsmith (23)

Explanations:

aulsmith (23): Edinburgh - 1980s?

11
1,611 members, 35 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (1)

Explanations:

aulsmith (1): New York City - speculative

12
7 members, 2 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: exvano (1)

13
14,472 members, 184 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (2)

Explanations:

aulsmith (2): New York City - 20th century

14
1,527 members, 89 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (2)

Explanations:

hipdeep (2): Phoenix - near future

15
19,731 members, 431 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (3)

Explanations:

hipdeep (3): New Orleans

16
3,370 members, 152 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: crookedcat (3)

17
2,110 members, 96 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (4)

Explanations:

hipdeep (4): Washington, DC - speculative fiction

18
63,655 members, 1,016 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5)

19
3,337 members, 71 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (5)

Explanations:

aulsmith (5): A highly speculative view of Delany's life in New York City in the 1960s and 70s

20
265 members, 3 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (5)

Explanations:

hipdeep (5): Washington, DC

21
8,499 members, 170 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (6)

Explanations:

hipdeep (6): Johannesburg - 1940/

22
4,973 members, 103 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (6)

Explanations:

aulsmith (6): New York City - 20th century

23
2,544 members, 37 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (7)

Explanations:

aulsmith (7): New York City - 20th century

24
307 members, 3 reviews
3.43 stars (3.43 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (7)

Explanations:

hipdeep (7): Baltimore

25
2,904 members, 43 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (8)

Explanations:

aulsmith (8): New York City - speculative

26
5,536 members, 297 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (10)

Explanations:

aulsmith (10): Nagasaki - historical

27
3,216 members, 71 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10)

28
4,342 members, 296 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (11)

Explanations:

aulsmith (11): Shanghai and San Francisco - historical

29
3,991 members, 117 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (11)

30
2,946 members, 52 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (12)

Explanations:

aulsmith (12): New York City - 1970s

31
9,260 members, 259 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (13)

32
12,408 members, 723 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (14)

33
1,451 members, 26 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (14)

Explanations:

aulsmith (14): New York City - 1950s

34
1,235 members, 117 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (15)

35
884 members, 8 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (15)

Explanations:

aulsmith (15): New York City - 1970s

36
17,719 members, 206 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (16)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (16): Dublin, early 1900s.

37
1,529 members, 47 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (16)

Explanations:

aulsmith (16): Varanasi, India - speculative

38
5,603 members, 278 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (17)

Explanations:

aulsmith (17): Bangkok - speculative

39
12,076 members, 458 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (18)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (18): Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1950s.

40
9,136 members, 149 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (19)

41
622 members, 16 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (19)

Explanations:

aulsmith (19): New York City - speculative

42
8,549 members, 242 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (20)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (20): Mumbai, India, 1970s - 1980s.

43
459 members, 21 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (20)

Explanations:

aulsmith (20): San Francisco - speculative

44
6,617 members, 225 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (21)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (21): 19th century Manchester

45
1,308 members, 43 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (21)

Explanations:

aulsmith (21): Washington, DC

46
4,182 members, 146 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (22)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (22): World War II London

47
1,437 members, 39 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (22)

Explanations:

aulsmith (22): Rome - historical fiction

48
4,229 members, 150 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (23)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (23): Oslo, Norway, 2000s.

49
4,185 members, 68 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (24)

50
488 members, 17 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (24)

Explanations:

aulsmith (24): Los Angeles - historical speculative fiction

51
2,615 members, 50 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (25)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (25): Cairo, Egypt, circa the First World War.

52
162 members, 2 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (25)

Explanations:

aulsmith (25): New Orleans - 1970s

53
2,776 members, 131 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (26)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (26): Reykjavik, Iceland, 1990s.

54
855 members, 37 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (26)

Explanations:

aulsmith (26): New Orleans - historical fiction

55
2,197 members, 76 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (27)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (27): 19th century Moscow.

56
225 members, 7 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (27)

Explanations:

aulsmith (27): Washington, DC - 1050s

57
2,272 members, 111 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (28)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (28): Beijing, 1990s.

58
3,339 members, 176 reviews
3.33 stars (3.33 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (29)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (29): Sydney, Australia, 1990s.

59
1,618 members, 52 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (29)

Explanations:

aulsmith (29): New York City - 20th century

60
1,813 members, 28 reviews
3.32 stars (3.32 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (30)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (30): Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1980s.

61
1,370 members, 34 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (31)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (31): San Francisco, 1980s.

62
1,529 members, 223 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (32)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (32): Tokyo, 1990s.

63
549 members, 49 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (33)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (33): Lagos, Nigeria, present-day.

64
333 members, 10 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (34)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (34): Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, 1913-1914.

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Started by: sturlington (May 2014)

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